Best Value Expert Class

You are Best Value B (+) certified and are (or have been) involved in one or more Best Value projects. Take your understanding of the Best Value approach to the next level – Best Value Expert (A-certification).

The Best Value Expert training is a logic continuation of your Best Value Masterclass (B+ certification). Let us guide you through the Best Value phases of the project(s) you are (or have been) working on. Discover how to best apply Best Value in your own practice. Learn to reflect on what is happening (or has happened) in your project(s) using the Best Value Philosophy. At the end of the Best Value Expert Class, you will write an article about your Best Value project in which you demonstrate your understanding of the Best Value principles and your knowledge of putting Best Value into practice. Finally, you will present your article to the Best Value Certification Board.

Reflection, intervision and coaching by A+ certified trainers are key elements in the Best Value Expert Class. A nice added value of attending the Expert Class is that you simultaneously professionalse your own Best Value project, since we will tailor the Expert Class planning as closely as possible to the planning of your Best Value project.

  • Learn from Best Value Expert (A+) trainers how to independently prepare and supervise a Best Value project
  • Prepare yourself 100% for your A Certification presentation, including a final rehearsal
  • Register as an internationally recognized Best Value Expert (A Certification)
  • Reflect on and professionalise the Best Value project you are currently working on

What is the essence?

During the training, you will be prepared for your presentation. Reflection, intervision and coaching by the trainers are essential to this training.  

  • Learn from Best Value expert (A +) coaches to run and supervise a Best Value project 
  • Prepare yourself 100% for your A Certification presentation 
  • Register as internationally recognised Best Value Expert 
  • Reflect on and professionalise the Best Value project you are currently working on or know how to improve performance on past Best Value projects
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Your skills after the training?

After completing this training and successfully presenting to the Board you are able to:

  • Independently set up a Best Value project in which the Best Value principles are guaranteed
  • Supervise and manage a Best Value project independently
  • To persuade, train, and coach others involved in a Best Value tender and/or offer
  • Professionalise Best Value projects in your organisation
  • Secure the Best Value Approach and Best Value thinking in your organisation: wider utilise Best Value principles to improve performance and efficiency in your organisation and through the supply chain

You are a proven Best Value Expert and able to identify and select (strategic) suppliers and partners, through an efficient process, and prepare the execution phase to secure a smooth 
transition from selection to execution. In doing so, risks are minimised and performance maximised, during the selection phase and especially during the execution phase. After all, that is where it all must be done. 

After a successful presentation to the certification board you will receive the A Certificate and you will be registered on the website of the Best Value Experts Academy, a professional and licensed partner of Arizona State University, originator and gatekeeper of the Best Value foundation and methodology. 

For whom?

This training is suitable for procurement and sales professionals who run (or have ran) one or more Best Value projects and want to learn from peers and mentors. Requirements: B+ certificate and participation in at least one Best Value project.

Course topics

Program (5-month duration) 

  • Kick off (online) – Layout and goal of the training, primary shaping the subject of the article 
  • Two-day training session (on-site)– In-depth Best Value philosophy and methodology, case discussions, improving outline of the article (highly interactive session) 
  • Intervision sessions (online) – Shaping, improving, and validating the article 
  • Mastermind (online) – Q&A about Best Value application in your project 
  • A Certification meeting with the certification board (online)

The content is determined mainly by you and your Expert Class peers. Mastermind sessions offer a combination of brainstorming, education, peer accountability and support in a group setting to sharpen your business and personal skills. A mastermind group helps you and your Expert Class peers achieve success by challenging each other to set strong goals and to accomplish those goals.

Training configuration

  • Onsite training of 2 days (2 x 8 hours) 
  • Online coaching and intervision (3 x 3 hours) 
  • Review individually by mail 
  • Focus on intervision, reflection, and feedback from participants and trainers 
  • Focus on actual Best Value projects from the practice of each participant 
  • Accredited A+ trainers, licensed by Arizona State University 

Register for the Best Value Expert Class